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Popular things to do in North Carolina

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Boasting beautiful landscapes and temperate climate, North Carolina is a top destination for a holiday in nature. Many tourists come to hike, mountain climb, and ski, but you'll find many things to do in North to Carolina even if you're not into outdoor activities. Nicknamed the "Paris of the South," Asheville offers a lively and varied music scene and heritage, including Renaissance-inspired Biltmore Estate--the largest privately owned home in the world built by the Vanderbilt family. At Wright Brothers National Memorial, you'll learn how airplane travel got its start. The large, busy city of Charlotte hosts a flourishing cultural scene and a range of kid-oriented attractions, such as Carowinds amusement park.

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Places to visit in North Carolina

Asheville BEST FOR: Garden, Nightlife, Art Gallery Raleigh BEST FOR: Natural History Museum, Art Museum, Park Charlotte BEST FOR: Specialty Museum, Theme Park, Science Museum Wilmington BEST FOR: Room Escape Game, Landmark, Historic Site Blowing Rock BEST FOR: River Rafting / Tubing, Zipline, Ride / Activity

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